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Francesco Filelfo
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Franciscus Philelphus, Franciscus Philelfus, Franciscus Filelfus, François Filelfe

Date of Birth: 25 July 1398

Place of Birth: Tolentino

Date of Death: 31 July 1481

Place of Death: Florence


Francesco Filelfo was a prominent Italian humanist of the mid-15th century, author of numerous poems, dialogues, philosophical treatises, histories, orations, commentaries, and letters. After an early period of employme…

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Meserve, Margaret, “Francesco Filelfo”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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